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Top 3 Reasons Why Improvement Efforts Fail

Top 3 Reasons Why Improvement Efforts Fail

By | Lean Culture, Lean Improvements | No Comments
Why do attempts to ‘improve’ the design of work in our organisations frequently end badly? I’ve been thinking about this for a while now, and there are a set of common factors that always repeat which lead to the predictable failed outcome of change efforts. These things are not sector specific, instead in Manufacturing and in Service sectors these ‘traits’ will inevitably result in failure for the organisation and the individuals involved in process of change. Read More

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How do you manage risk and compliance with Robotics?

By | Compliance, Lean Six Sigma, Robotic Process Automation, RPA | No Comments
One of the hot topics for any implementation of Robotic Process Automation seems to be about risk and compliance.

One of the frameworks I see in place is to simply extend the existing compliance framework over Robotics. I can see the attraction in this – it’s less effort as you’re not changing the approach to compliance – therefore it shouldn’t ruffle (too many) feathers.

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Don’t fear Robots – fear not having Robots

By | Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Robotic Process Automation, RPA | No Comments
I talk about Robotic Process Automation with a lot of customers – and one common response I find is that people are a little fearful of robotics.

The biggest fear seems to be about people. The human impact of Robotics. This is perfectly understandable – if robots can replace people – what need will companies have for people in the future?

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